Sharryn graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. In 2006 with a B.A. in journalism. After graduation, she worked at The News-Star newspaper in Monroe, La. In 2007, Sharryn moved to Tulsa, Okla. and worked as an associate producer with the local NBC television affiliate. She worked online for the station’s website where she posted reporter’s stories and videos. In June 2009, Sharryn took the Online Editor position with PennWell for Power Engineering magazine, where she produces two weekly electronic newsletters, posts daily news content to the website, and serves as Chairwoman for the Power Engineering Project of the Year awards.